Poets/Writers From Agra

Total: 54

Taskeen Qureshi

1899 - 1971

Sudhir Narayan is a well-known ghazal singer of the Agra Gharana. He was trained by the late Ustad Shabbir Ahmed Khan.

Sheri Bhopali

1902 - 1991

Shahid Siddiqui

1911 - 1962

One of the most prominent pre-modern Urdu Poets, having hundreds of disciples.

Saqib Lakhnavi

1869 - 1946

Prominent later –classical poet / known for his couplet - ‘Bade ghaur se sun raha tha zamana….

Saba Akbarabadi

1908 - 1991

One of the most prominent classical Urdu poets who wrote extensively on Indian culture & festivals. Contemporary of Miir Taqi Miir.Famous for his poems on Holi, Diwali and other festivals.

Najm Aafandi

1893 - 1975

Motilal Nehru

1861 - 1931

Mirza Ghalib

1797 - 1869

Great Urdu poet occupying a place of pride in world literature. Also one of the most quotable poets having shers for almost all situations of life.

Meer Taqi Meer

1723 - 1810

One of the greatest Urdu poets. Known as Khuda-e-Sukhan (God of Poetry)

Religious scholar of Sufistic temperament who was assassinated due to religious reasons

Most prominent linguist and lexicologist, mentor of Mir and Mir Dard

A great scholar of poetry and prose in Urdu and Persian. Retired university lecturer

Jahanara Begum

1614 - 1681

Ejaz Siddiqi

1913 - 1978

Prominent Urdu poet who edited the literary Journal 'Shaair'. Son of Seemab Akbarabadi

Leading classical Urdu poet. Contemporary of Mir Taqi Mir.